Once again, eBay amazes. This time it’s an autographed program from the 1966 “Newport Jazz Festival in Europe,” held in Rotterdam. The elaborate program here is signed by Illinois Jacquet, Ben Webster, Roy Eldridge, and Astrud Gilberto. But this page warmed my heart:
The listing can be found at http://cgi.ebay.com/1966-NEWPORT-JAZZ-Fst-Program-w-many-AUTOGRAPHS-RARE_W0QQitemZ280410156044QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item4149bf6c0c.
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